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U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to Elsie Shemin-Roth (C) and Ina Bass (L), accepting on behalf of their late father, Army Sergeant William Shemin, for actions while serving in France during World War I, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, June 2, 2015. Obama also awarded a Medal of Honor to the late Army Private Henry Johnson for his actions, also during World War I. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Black and Jewish WWI Heroes Finally Receive Medal of Honor

Webster Groves resident Elsie Shemin-Roth (center) receives her late father’s Medal of Honor from President Obama.

06/02/2015

Courtesy FaithforFallon.org

TIAM Saturday May 16th

Helping a baby with a very rare disease and preview a Memorial Day air show.

05/16/2015

(Courtesy of O'Fallon, Illinois Police Department)

UPDATE: Higher Reward for Information on Veterans Monument

A higher reward is being offered for information regarding damage to the O’Fallon, Illinois, City Veteran’s Monument.

05/12/2015

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

Plenty of Help For Military Vets at Bridgeton Job Fair

Business suits, haircuts, and resume updates were all provided for free.

04/14/2015

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TIAM Sunday April 12th

Helping Vets with PTSD, Pooches in the Ballpark and Licorice Day!

04/12/2015

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

Only Handful of Residents Remain at Stan Span Homeless Camp

Extreme cold, arrests whittle down tent city’s population to single digits.

02/19/2015

Homeless encampment near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in December 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

City Hall to Stan Span Homeless Residents: Pack Up and Leave

“It’s not a way to live,” says Eddie Roth, director of human services for the city.

01/27/2015

Purple Heart of PFC Alvin T. Smith of St. Louis was presented to Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in St. Louis on January 17, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Lost Purple Heart Returned to St. Louis

Medal earned during St. Louisan’s service in World War Two saved from scrap heap in Texas

01/17/2015

L to R on couch: John Young, Dwayne Koonce (husband), Brenda Cook-Koonce, Emmanuel Mitchell, Fred Stallard

L to R standing: Darrell Scales, William Young, Sherman Brock

A Very Thankful Thanksgiving Meal

Former homeless veteran cooks feast for other former homeless vets

11/27/2014

Spc. Javier Mendoza works under the hood of a 2014 GM vehicle at the Raytheon and GM training center at Fort Hood, Texas. Mendoza, a newly GM-certified automotive technician, hopes to find work at a GM dealership in his hometown, Houston, Texas. Photo by Pat McKenna/Raytheon

From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian Success

Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.

11/24/2014

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